Dinner with your Russian Friend: What do you do?!
Cross cultural barriers and be a polite guest After staying in Russia for a few weeks, you will undoubtedly make friends with a few locals. As the Russian people are generally friendly and gracious hosts, it is likely that you will be invited to their home for dinner. Their parents may even be around! You… Continue reading
The Museum of Political History in St Petersburg
The Museum of Russian Political History in St Petersburg, located next to the Peter and Paul Fortress, contains amazingly informative exhibitions of Russia’s political history since the emancipation of the serfs in 1861. It is very impartial, lays events out in the clearest of light and even the building itself is of importance in relation… Continue reading
Special Medals at the Sochi Winter Olympics
Let it be known that Russia makes something good out of everything, including now, the meteor strike that happened in February last year! At the Sochi Olympics, gold medallists will be presented with an extra commemorative medal with a little piece of the Chelyabinsk meteorite embedded into it! Russian scientists were able to recover a… Continue reading